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Pattern Review Wardrobe Contest entries

Pattern Review contest has now ended and voting is underway. I ended up making all the collages to show the various wearing opportunities. My entry is here if you wish to take a look. Links in this blog post lead you to my pattern reviews on

"This is my entry for the 2018 wardrobe contest. It is my first time entering the contest at Pattern Review. I decided to make a vacation capsule for my upcoming beachy vacation in June. My hope was to have a few mix and match pieces that I can wear on vacations and travel light. Having to enter the contest meant that I have sewn and photographed everything, and I am now ready way in advance. 

My contest entries are as follows - 
Bottoms - 
McCall 7606 Skirt I love the petal shaped skirt. They are so in style right now. This was the first item I made for this contest and then later decided to add a matching top. The top and skirt together give off the look of a wrap dress and I LOVE it!

Simplicity 1887 Shorts This shorts came out cute, however, I dislike how wrinkly the fabric is. I also need to learn to do a proper bow. I do love the style, fit and the color of the shorts so I will keep it in the wardrobe. 

Tops - 
Closet Case NettieI modified the sleeves to have the gathering and love it so much! It is so fun!

Knot your Average top by 5 out of 4 patternsThis top looks more complex to make than it really is. It comes together in no time! 

Rad Patterns Unicorn dress hacked as top I have made the Unicorn dress before and was wanting to hack it into a top later. I thought it would look great as a matching item with the skirt, and I also love it with the shorts. It is one of my favorite tops now!

Topper - 

Designer Stitch Willow Kimono A lace kimono is just what I wanted for vacation capsule. I remember wanting one of these on the last vacation and decided it would round out the outfits perfectly.

ALL of the patterns and fabrics were from my stash!! I did not need to buy anything other than muslin fabric for the shorts! How awesome is that? I look forward to all the contest entries. Thanks for reading this review! "

McCall Skirt, Rad Patterns Unicorn top, Willow Kimono

Simplicity Shorts, Closet Case Nettie top, Designer Stitch Willow Kimono

Simplicity Shorts, Rad Patterns Unicorn top, DesignerStitch Willow Kimono

Simplicity Shorts, 5oo4 Knot top, Willow Kimono

McCall Skirt, Nettie top, Willow Kimono


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